8th Battery Michigan Light Artillery

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Michigan Units Monument

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Monument located on Union Avenue at Battery DeGolyer (Park Tour Stop 1). This unit was attached to Maj. Charles J. Stolbrand's Artillery Command, of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's 3d Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Samuel DeGolyer (mortally wounded 28 May 1863) and Lt. Theodore W. Lockwood. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 908, 909, 961, and 962.]
 
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8th Michigan Battery Tablet

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